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12 Stellar Things To Do This Weekend In Perth

By Shelby West - 28 Apr 2016

This weekend is jam packed full of foodie events, florals, frenchies, festivals and muddy fun.

Think we’re just thinking up F words? Check out these 12 stellar things to do this weekend in Perth.

Friday 29 April


Taste of Perth is back and bigger than ever and we are super excited to jump into this epic foodie event. Starting tomorrow, Langley Park will be chock-a-block full of master classes, taste testings, sample bars, meet and greets and loads more. Grab your tickets, clear your weekend calendar, wear stretchy pants and thank us later. Check out the events you shouldn’t miss here!

Where: Langley Park, Perth
When: 29 April – 1 May
Tickets: From $20, book here
For more information click here


If you’ve got a real green thumb (please teach us your ways!) and can’t wait to get in the garden every weekend, then this event will be right up your alley. The Perth Garden Festival is being held at McCallum Park this year and will be bursting with colour, stunning outdoor landscapes, sustainable living ideas and the newest gardening trends. Your backyard is going to look a million bucks after this weekend!

Where: McCallum Park, Victoria Park
When: 28 April – 1 May
Tickets: From $12, book here
For more information click here


Tomorrow is the last appearance for the Twilight Hawkers Market until the end of 2016 and to celebrate, there will be over 70 food stalls dishing out epic noms for the last hurrah. It will extend beyond Forrest Place and spill out onto the Murray Street Mall for everyone to enjoy so make sure you get there early to get the good stuff!

Where: Murray Street Mall, Perth
When: 4.30pm, 29 April
For more information click here


Put on your dancing shoes this Friday night after work and head down to Defectors Bar for Salsa Fridays. It’s free entry and there will be some some epic DJ’s and door prizes.

Where: Defectors Bar, Mount Lawley
When: 8pm, 29 April
For more information click here

Saturday 30 April


If you’re a bride to be, crazy wedding enthusiast, designer or just love all things bridal, head down to Winthrop Hall at UWA this Saturday to witness Wedding Upmarket. Hundreds of amazing and wonderful WA designers, creators and lovers of weddings will be gathered in one place to showcase some of their best work to help you plan your super spesh day. Entry is free so make sure you get there early to avoid the crowds!

Where: Winthrop Hall, UWA, Crawley
When:  10am, 30 April
For more information click here


Whether you’re a seasoned obstacle veteran or have never climbed a rope in your entire life, Miss Muddy will be a crazy fun day out for you and your gal pals. The course is 5kms of insane mud, foam, colour and water based obstacles for you to attempt while trying not to die of laughter. Don’t miss out on this one ladies!

Where: Ascot Racecourse, Ascot
When: 12 noon, 30 April
Register: http://www.missmuddy.com.au
For more information click here


If you’re keen for a little day trip out of Perth this weekend, then we’ve got the perfect idea for you.  On Saturday,The CORE Cider House will be putting on some delicious food, cider (of course) and live entertainment in celebration of the Bickley Harvest. Make sure you book a table and secure your two course menu now!

Where: The CORE Cider House, Pickering Brook
When: 30 April – 1 May
Tickets: Book here
For more information click here

Hilltop Hoods | The Restrung Tour

Love Aussie hip hop but also love the orchestra? Well you’re in luck because this Saturday night, Perth Arena is playing host to Aussie hip hop legends Hilltop Hoods, who are teaming up with the WA Symphony Orchestra as they perform tunes from their new album, Drinking From The Sun, as well as plenty of their old classics (Nosebleed Section for the win!) Don’t miss your chance to witness what is sure to be a special performance.

Where: Perth Arena
When: 7pm, 30 April
Tickets: From $84, book here
For more information click here

Sunday 1 May


After the success of last year, the Mount Hawthorn Streets and Laneways Festival is back! There will be heaps of live entertainment, plus of course plenty of delicious eats. We’re so there.

Where: The Mezz, Mount Hawthorn
When: 11am, 1 May
For more information click here


This Sunday, the folks at the State Buildings will be having a special Mother's Day edition of the Cathedral Square Markets so you can find the perfect gift for mum. Head down to find a unique and individual gift to spoil mum next Sunday.

Where: State Buildings, Perth
When: 10am, 1 May
For more information click here


We love a good street festival, don’t you?! Expect to see roving performers, food stalls, busker stages, skate park installations and activities for the little ones at Sunday’s Maylands Street Festival.

Where: Railway Parade, Maylands
When: 12 noon, May 1
For more information click here


If you’re a Frenchie owner, take your pup down to the Riverside Gardens Dog Park for a Frenchie fancy dress fun day on Sunday. Dress up your pooch, enter the Frenchie Photo Booth and go into a comp to win some awesome prizes! We can’t wait for this one.

Where: Riverside Gardens Dog Park
When: 2pm, 1 May
For more information click here

Want more? Click here for more things to do in Perth!

Image credit: Treats Happen

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